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Fall 2021 Middle East GU4810 section 001

Call Number 11037
Day & Time
MW 10:10am-12:00pm
207 Knox Hall
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required Instructor
Instructor Tyler M Richard
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description This course constitutes the first half of a year-long advanced reading course in Classical Sanskrit. In 2021-2022, the focus of Advanced Sanskrit will be the genres of literary theory (alaṅkāraśāstra) and belles-lettres (kāvya). Lending equal attention to literary theory and literary practice, this course will introduce students to iconic works of Sanskrit literature along with the interpretive frameworks whereby they were analyzed, relished, and appraised. Literary excerpts may be drawn from an array of subgenres, including courtly epic (mahākāvya), epic drama (nāṭaka), literary prose (gadya), and individual verses (muktaka). Rigorous analysis of primary texts will be supplemented by occasional discussions about what implications the disciplined reading of kāvya may hold for practices such as translation, comparative literature, and transdisciplinarity. Prerequisites: Intermediate Sanskrit II or instructor’s permission. 
Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 2 students (12 max) as of 9:07AM Sunday, November 28, 2021
Subject Middle East
Number GU4810
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Fee $15 Language Resource
Fee $10 Sanskrit Materials
Section key 20213MDES4810W001

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